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November 5 Webinar: Directed Use of Research Tools

October 31st, 2009

3951143570_20b4eccd3f_bThe entry points for locating information can be the key to finding appropriate, detailed and timely resources. With simple modification of practice, and more directed querying, online tools and applications on the MLTI image can become powerful additions to the research process. This webinar will examine search tools both familiar and less commonly used for research, and explore how educators can use these tools with students to produce more effective results. Participants may want to create accounts for Delicious, YouTube and Flickr in order to take full advantage of the information offered in this webinar.

Joining this webinar

Make sure to choose the correct time for the webinar you want to attend and click on the link provided (links will be provided the day of the event).

Thursday, November 5 – 3:15pm Webinar

Thursday, November 5 – 7:15pm Webinar

Please follow these steps to connect to the meeting:

  • Click on the link for the webinar you want to attend.
  • Enter your name in the box when prompted.
  • In order to listen and speak during the meeting, you will need to be connected by telephone as well as the Internet. To help you connect by phone, a box will appear asking for your phone number so the Connect conference room can call you back. If you have a telephone with a direct-dial phone number, please accept this option, enter your phone number, and we will call you right back.
  • If you have a telephone with no direct-line phone number (if your phone is only reached by a switchboard), please click on CANCEL when the call-back box appears, then dial-in to the meeting using this access combination:
    • Dial-In: 1-800-201-2375
    • Pass-Code: 714892

To participate in the web conference, you will need:

  • a computer with a broadband connection to the internet (Cable, DSL, or WiFi); Dial-Up will not work!
  • Adobe Flash Player (Flash 7 or later) installed on your computer; most computers already have the Flash Player installed – however, if yours does not, or if your Flash Player is in need of updating (version 6 or older), you can download the player for free from Adobe by clicking on this link: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/?promoid=BUIGP; this is a safe and quick download.
  • An open phone line; we recommend using a hands-free headset or speakerphone.

Image by Stefan Le Du, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial Sharelike 2.0 Generic License.

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